[Adduser-devel] Bug#427860: Bug#427860: adduser: please add debconf question about UID ranges

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Thu Jun 7 08:09:44 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 05:19:07PM +1000, Geoff Crompton wrote:
> The use case I have in mind is for a system administrator doing new
> installs. If they can set this option in a preseeding file, then
> whenever they do a new install, this setting will conform to what they
> need on their site.

Preseeding is not the only way to roll out configuration changes to a
multiude of systems. Additionally, a site running a lot of systems
that would warrant pre-seeding of this value would be better off with
a centrally managed directory service.


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